2017 May Day in Cuba; First Impressions  —  In Context With Venezuela

2017 May Day in Cuba; First Impressions  —  In Context With Venezuela

Three hours from JFK. 90 miles from Key West. And yet, seemingly worlds away. Four New Yorkers — Alex, Elliot, Emma, and I — waited far too long for checked bags to show up, the first indication we were running on island time, and a socialist island at that. Our...
You’re Going To Miss…The Trans-Mongolian & Tibet

You’re Going To Miss…The Trans-Mongolian & Tibet

Press play. And then start reading.     “We travel, some of us forever, to seek other places, other lives, other souls.” – Anais Nin You’re going to miss the trepidation of landing in a foreign country, for which visas you’ve...
You’re Going To Miss…Southern Africa

You’re Going To Miss…Southern Africa

  Dear Calvin, I hope this finds you doing well.  I came across your site via CU Class Notes.  I am CC 2010.  I have been inspired by your story and website, and as a fellow lover of travel and medical student, would definitely be keen on learning...